I had an eventful May 14. I woke up in the morning and read five messages from friends on my phone telling me that Angelina Jolie had announced her prophylactic mastectomy in a New York Times op-ed. I’d thought it would
How stupid do they think we are? It’s a major medical procedure, not a manicure. My piece for Slutist.
Angelina Jolie’s admission that she underwent a preventive double mastectomy has a lot of people talking – and while raising awareness is invaluable, it inevitably becomes fodder for critics. I should know: Three years ago, at the age of 28,
This year’s Knutebooks — the books of larp theory put out each year by the pan-Nordic convention Knutebook — are out and available for free download here. Edited by Karete Jacobsen Meland & Katrine Øverlie Svela, this year’s trio of tomes
Free download of my freeform roleplaying game about hereditary breast cancer and the BRCA mutations.
I’m part of a team running the short Nordic larp Limbo by Tor Kjetil Edland in Highland Park, New Jersey on June 8. Oh, do say you’ll join us!
Some thoughts on tone and how to win Internet arguments, inspired by the debates around gender and inclusion after Knutepunkt 2013.
All the best stuff I experienced at Knutepunkt 2013, from rituals to shocking revelations about US larpers, to black box larp as a new medium. Plus, I pick a team to back in the Nordic thunderdome.
During the “A Week in Norway” run-up to the Knutepunkt convention, I learned methods for improvising rituals, collaborating on larp scripts, played innovative games, and got my larp theory on. IN A REAL ANTIQUE TRAM CAR!
Norwegian larpers rock. Here’s what they taught me about larp culture in Norway.